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Wire Jewelry


8 Thursdays: July 6 - August 24

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Adina DeRoy-Stouffer


Price: $230 members, $255 non-members

Have fun while creating fabulous jewelry in this amazing medium. You will learn how to form, hammer, solder, forge and wrap your way to unlimited jewelry possibilities. We will make rings, hammered wire earrings, bracelets, a wire wrapped stone pendant, and learn to make our own wire findings for any jewelry project. Material ordering will be discussed the first class.

The Ceramic Decals


4 Wednesdays: July 12 - August 2

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Kyle Houser


Price: $150 members, $175 non-members

A growing number of innovative studio ceramists have been using decals to enhance their work. In this class, you'll create graphics and turn them into "fire-able" decals or "laser transfer" images that you can incorporate into your designs _ giving your art an unique, collaged look!

Raku Potluck


1 Friday: July 14

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kyle Houser


Price: $30

Eat, glaze and fire! Finish up to three bisque pieces in our community Raku Kiln while enjoying time (and snacks) with fellow ceramicists. Tuition includes the cost of glazes. Each additional piece will be $10 extra. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack or drink to share.

Jewelry Open Studio


4 Tuesdays: July 18 - August 8

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Studio Monitor, No Instruction


Price: $50

Spend additional time in the studio working on projects begun in class. All sessions will be monitored by the Jewelry Coordinator, but no additional instruction will occur. Only open to students currently registered in jewelry classes, or who have prior approval from the Jewelry Coordinator.

Expressionism in Painting


4 Mondays: July 24 - August 14

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Joseph Noderer


Price: $135 members, $160 non-members

Learn how to make expressive landscapes and portraits influenced by the Fauves and German Expressionists. Using acrylic or oil paint and unorthodox approaches to color and mark making you'll take your painting beyond mere representation and into the realm of the expressive. Supply list provided.

Shooting with Your Smartphone


2 Mondays: July 24 - 31

6:30pm-9:30pm

Heather Mull


Price: $85 members, $110 non-members

Learn how to be more creative with your smart phone's camera! This two-part class will teach you how to create a successful workflow with your smartphone camera, from capture to processing, apps to techniques! Students will receive an email a week before with a short list of apps to download; some of these apps may have a nominal purchase fee. We recommend iPhone 5 or later; Androids can vary but should be within last 3 years. You should be already somewhat familiar with your device and its basic camera & storage functions prior to the class.

Drop-In Nude Model Session


1 Wednesday: August 9

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

No Instruction


Price: $15

Further your personal work in drawing or painting skills in this drop-in studio session featuring a nude model.

Raku Potluck


1 Friday: August 11

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kyle Houser


Price: $30

Eat, glaze and fire! Finish up to three bisque pieces in our community Raku Kiln while enjoying time (and snacks) with fellow ceramicists. Tuition includes the cost of glazes. Each additional piece will be $10 extra. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack or drink to share.

Drop-In Nude Model Session


1 Wednesday: August 16

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

No Instruction


Price: $15

Further your personal work in drawing or painting skills in this drop-in studio session featuring a nude model.

Iron Imagery: Tintypes at The Carrie Furnaces


1 Saturday: August 26

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Krsul


Price: $120 members, $140 non-members

Come check out the historic tintype photographic process in this exciting collaboration between Rivers of Steel Arts and PF/PCA! Popular during the late 19th century, tintype photographs were originally photographed on enameled iron. (Now we’re going to do it on coated stainless steel.)

Digital Editing with Adobe Premiere


3 Thursdays: July 13 - 27

6:30pm-9:30pm

Instructor: To be Announced


Price: $125 members, $150 non-members

Adobe Premiere is one of the world's most powerful and versatile video editing tools. Wanna learn how to use it better? We'll teach you how to edit, plus manage your media and workflow. We'll also view scenes from contemporary movies and talk about editing aesthetics, match-cutting, pacing, and creating structure for a scene.

Sound Recording 101


3 Thursdays: July 13 - 27

6:30pm-9:30pm

Will Zavala


Price: $140 members, $165 non-members

Think you know what it takes to record audio? Come find out! Whether you're interested in podcasts, voice overs, interviews, or live music, there's a lot to learn about microphones, recording, playback, and more! We'll help you learn about the equipment and production techniques in the execution of audible art.

Creating Titles in After Effects


3 Tuesdays: July 18 - August 1

6:30pm-9:30pm

Dean Mougianis


Price: $125 members, $150 non-members

Personal brands have become an industry standard for designers. How do you make your name pop? Gain a basic understanding of Adobe After Effects, a powerful image compositing software used by animators and graphic artists around the world. We'll show you how to create simple, animated titles + text files that will professionalize your work and advance your professional skills. Some basic experience with a non-linear editing software, such as Adobe Premiere or Final Cut, is recommended.

Shooting with Your Digital Camera


3 Thursdays: July 20 - August 3

6:30pm-9:30pm

Instructor: To be Announced


Price: $125 members, $150 non-members

Looking to understand all the functions on your digital camera better? Let's get creative! We'll teach you how to use your camera's advanced features while gaining an understanding of how to compose a shot and use light to produce quality photographs. Please bring your own camera to class.

Shooting with Your Digital Camera


3 Saturdays: July 22 - August 5

10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: To be Announced


Price: $125 members, $150 non-members

Looking to understand all the functions on your digital camera better? Let's get creative! We'll teach you how to use your camera's advanced features while gaining an understanding of how to compose a shot and use light to produce quality photographs. Please bring your own camera to class.